|Student: Joel Abrahamson
Business: Swim Faster Productions
A graduate of the Vancouver Film School, Joel Abrahamson is the owner and creative force behind SWIM FASTER PRODUCTIONS, a noir film studio based in Alberta. He worked as a production assistant and grip on the Lions Gate Television production, Fear Itself and is a member of the film union, IATSE local 210, working everything from camera for Akon to stage hand for NIN. His short film, SUICIDIUM received play in the 2008 Edmonton International Film Festival and the Return to Odd annual horror festival. Recently he has completed work on an internet commercial for IN3STS for which he wrote, directed, shot, lit and cut. Also, he just finished editing the music video for the BASSHEADZ, a local hip hop duo. He has published two graphic novels, Alchemy 1 & 2, and is actively looking for investors for the feature film.